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Gordon wins GOP nomination


August 23, 2018

Zach Spadt

ZACH SPADT/Pine Bluffs Post Voters make their way into the Pine Bluffs Community Center Tuesday to cast their ballots in the Wyoming primary election.

One of Wyoming's most contentious political races in recent memory came to an end Tuesday night with Mark Gordon winning the Republican nomination for governor.

Gordon, who currently serves as the Wyoming State Treasurer, defeated Republican mega-donor Foster Friess by nearly six percentage points with 33,241 votes, or 32 percent.

Friess earned 26.4 percent of the vote with 94.4 percent of precincts reporting, according to the political blog Politico.

Natural resources attorney Harriet Hageman earned 21.4 percent of the vote with Cheyenne businessman Sam Galeotos bringing in 12.8 percent...

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